Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in Vietnam, this footage captures daily life at Camp Evans. Included are scenes of soldiers acting out a gunfight, a Chinook airlifting another helicopter, a Vietnamese worker and child, and gun trucks. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan, […]
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Filmed by Texas-native Marcellus Hartman while serving in Vietnam, this footage captures a variety of scenes: a plane landing, soldiers fixing a wheel on a truck, driving a cart, and passing around a football. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan, while serving in the military […]
The Marcellus Hartman Collection, no. 24 – 90th Replacement Batallion, Long Binh Post, Vietnam, 1971
Filmed at the 90th Replacement Batallion on the Long Binh Post, this home movie footage captures the scenery and comings and goings around the base. Located about 20 miles outside of Saigon, this location was the U.S. Army’s Vietnam Headquarters. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a […]
Filmed around Camp Evans, Vietnam, this footage captures local women filling sandbags, and soldiers in motion – in gun trucks, jeeps, helicopters, and on foot. The Marcellus Hartman Collection consists of over 300 Super 8 films made by Hartman, a Texan, while serving in the military in Vietnam in the early 1970s. The films document […]
A visit to the T.V. Ranch garden includes an encounter with Buzz the cat and a gardener hard at work planting seeds.
Home movies occupy an enormous part of our Texas film heritage. Since the 1920s, popular formats like 16mm, 8mm, Super 8 and video have captured our private events and public moments and helped us channel our creative impulses as amateur filmmakers. But they do more than just document our lives; our home movies continually reveal […]
James and Joreen Ludeke settled in Wichita County in 1954 and raised their 6 children on their ranch located on the former site of the Four Sixes Horse Ranch and the North West Oil field. Their film collection features scenes of farm life set against a backdrop of North Central Texas prairie, the Red River, […]
This home movie captures images of the Picón Family singing in the 1970s. Most of the scenes are of daughter Diane singing nursery rhymes, Jingle Bells, and Happy Birthday, but there is also footage of adults singing “Oh My Darling Clementine” and a Spanish song. Also includes a scene of Diane dancing along to “Love […]
This home movie, filmed by San Antonio resident Wade R. Bedell, Sr., documents the city circa 1960. Footage includes the kiddie train at Brackenridge Park, the downtown skyline from a moving car, and the Pearl Brewery and distribution trucks practicing parking maneuvers. Mr. Bedell made these films to publicize his business, Bedell Trailer Company, which […]
This home movie portrays rural life for the Easterwood family in the 1950s. Focusing primarily on the Easterwoods’ farm, the film captures many scenes of wheat fields, harvests, and farm equipment. Images of horses and ponies roaming in pastures, downtown Dimmitt, and an Easterwood family wedding anniversary celebration are also included.